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In stark contrast to the many nerdy hobbies that I pursued throughout different stages of my life, one unwavering passion was participating in sports. As a kid I played everything from 8th grade basketball to American Legion Baseball, and I loved all intramural sports in college and graduate school. I was an avid softball and racquetball player well into my 40s, and I ran 5K and 10K races until I was in my mid-50s. At various times I coached junior high school & youth soccer as well as girls' softball.
Once, I even pitched to a busload of tourists on the "Field of Dreams" baseball field in Iowa.
But wrestling is the sport that I loved the most. Not only was I a high school and college wrestler; I also coached college wrestling as a head coach or as an assistant coach for about thirty years.
Sadly, I have gotten too old to do these things anymore. I can still hike and fish and drink wine and bourbon, so life is OK. Fortunately, I have not yet been diminished to the point of having to play golf. Developing this website has been an opportunity to curate some of my favorite wrestling memories and to reflect on the important role that wrestling has played in my life.
Click HERE to see highlights from my years of coaching wrestling at Knox College
Click HERE for memories of wrestling at King's College & Central Catholic H.S. (Kingston, PA)
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